09 Sep 2021 22:57 IST

MU SoM welcomes its first batch of UG students

The new batch of 90 students come from different states across the country.

Mahindra University School of Management (MU-SoM) welcomed its first batch of undergraduate students on campus in a day long orientation programme. Mahindra University has launched its School of Management in academic collaboration with SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University, US.

A full house of newly admitted 90 students from BA in Economics and Finance, BBA in Digital Technologies, and BBA in Computation Business Analytics, were welcomed on the campus by the Dean of MU-SoM, the Programme Heads, and Faculty.The new batch comes from different states across the country and has 45 per cent women.

Dr Yajulu Medury, Vice-Chancellor, Mahindra University, said in a statement, “We welcome you all to Mahindra University and for the next three years, to look after you is our responsibility. The School of Management and our collaboration with SC Johnson College of Management, Cornell University, US will ensure that your education and training at MU is comparable with the best in the world”.

In addition, at MU-SoM, the focus on innovation, entrepreneurship, technology and research will ensure that the students are empowered with the most important skills needed to excel in their professional life. A major part of the curriculum will also focus on ethical, cultural and social tenets that help develop the student into a socially conscious professional, who will be capable of making a contribution to the society and economy.

Prof Ramakrishna Velamuri, Dean, said, “We at Mahindra University School of Management will endeavour to transform the way the millennials are studying by providing a strong foundation in digital and other emerging technologies, besides in-depth academic inputs and constant industry interface”.